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Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
." >> guggenheim began the program in the early '70s, when the arts were being cut from the new york city public schools. many of the schools don't have art at all, and so this would be the only art program that these students have in their elementary-school years. >> i think they get the chance to be artists and work with a real, live artist who comes into their school and brings in lots of wonderful materials that real artists use. >> towards the end of the school year, a big party is held at the museum. some of the student artists, family, and friends are on hand to celebrate. [ applause ] after the speeches were over, the kids led everyone up the museum's famous circular walkway to their exhibition. here, more than 100 art creations are on display. >> the learning through art program is helping you to learn about art -- different pieces of famous art -- and to help you use what you learn to make -- to design and make your own things. >> for example, one of the program's assignments was to create a picture that showed the past, the present, and the future, all on one page. >> and these
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
york city's health department comes into the picture. it's leading a campaign to help us all cut back on salt. >> the salt initiative is really a national initiative. it's led by new york city, but it's really over 40 health organizations, other cities, and other states that are working together. we think it has the opportunity for tremendous impact and really can save lives. >> of course, we can all make healthier food choices without the government's help. it's simple to choose a fruit instead of fries. but the salt initiative is taking aim at the salt we don't see. >> almost 80% of the salt that we take in each day comes from packaged and restaurant food. so most consumers don't really have any control over the salt that they take in. it's already in the food when we buy it. it's not actually always the salt that you taste, so a muffin can have a lot of salt. >> when you're shopping for packaged food, check the label. salt is listed as sodium. it's measured in milligrams. and you don't need more than 2,300 milligrams a day. they add up fast. even a can of vegetable soup can be load
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